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Old Sep 26, 2009, 10:11 AM
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Old Oct 01, 2009, 01:04 PM
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you have NO IDEA how much this helped me....Thank you all for your selflessness and time in writting this article. I in turn will do my part and help those who come along after me as best I can. I wish the rest of the world worked like this : )

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Old Oct 12, 2009, 05:44 PM
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estimating motor needs-
Watts = Volts X Amps
50 watts per pound = scale flight
75 watts per pound = mild to moderate aerobatics
100 watts per pound = agressive aerobatics
150 watts per pound = 3D flight
http://brantuas.com/ezcalc/multiplexcalc.asp
Do anyone know of a calculator like the above designed for Helicopters?

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Old Oct 12, 2009, 08:20 PM
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HERE Here is some more info on e-set up's for planes.

also found THIS and THIS on e-calcs for electric choppers
Old Oct 22, 2009, 05:21 PM
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New To The Hobby


HOW HARD IS IT TO FLY A WALKERA HM4 B3 MICRO HELICOPER?
I HAVE FLEW A mCX CO AXIAL HELICOPER .
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Old Oct 22, 2009, 05:48 PM
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Hmm, I'm not familiar with that kind of heli! I would not know your flying skills but itf you can master that heli,
(I mean master not fly around circles bouneing off walls!!) As long as its not a collective pitch, or gas I think you would do nicely!
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Old Oct 22, 2009, 05:51 PM
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Old Oct 27, 2009, 01:25 PM
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Connection Type Info


Would like to request a link in the original post regarding the types of connections (deans, banana, etc.) and possibly info on how to solder these connections. Video's would be great too.
Old Nov 04, 2009, 05:25 PM
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Would like to request a link in the original post regarding the types of connections (deans, banana, etc.) and possibly info on how to solder these connections. Video's would be great too.

Here ya go
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...ighlight=roach
Old Nov 05, 2009, 03:19 PM
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Hi everybody, I have been looking for Ni-mH batteries in my local dealers with little success but my local supermarket sells AAA Energizer batteries for home use which are 900mAh, my A-10 Warthog uses 650mAh, I made a battery pack using 8 AAAs with 900 mAh to get the same voltage as my factory 650mAh. Haven't gotten a chance to fully test the pack but do guys think its a good idea. I am in Africa and I have to be innovative at times, odering can be hustle.
Old Nov 05, 2009, 08:53 PM
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Hi everybody, I have been looking for Ni-mH batteries in my local dealers with little success but my local supermarket sells AAA Energizer batteries for home use which are 900mAh, my A-10 Warthog uses 650mAh, I made a battery pack using 8 AAAs with 900 mAh to get the same voltage as my factory 650mAh. Haven't gotten a chance to fully test the pack but do guys think its a good idea. I am in Africa and I have to be innovative at times, odering can be hustle.
Yep that will be no probs at all.
Old Nov 06, 2009, 12:17 AM
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Hi everybody, I have been looking for Ni-mH batteries in my local dealers with little success but my local supermarket sells AAA Energizer batteries for home use which are 900mAh, my A-10 Warthog uses 650mAh, I made a battery pack using 8 AAAs with 900 mAh to get the same voltage as my factory 650mAh. Haven't gotten a chance to fully test the pack but do guys think its a good idea. I am in Africa and I have to be innovative at times, odering can be hustle.
Usually these batteries are not intended for RC use and may not give you the full capacity when drained so quickly. They may also get very hot during use. This happened to me when I tried to make an 8 cell pack from store bought batteries. It got so hot it melted the plastic battery pack that held it together. I'd recommend getting a dedicated battery pack that's intended for RC use. Try it first and see.
Old Nov 06, 2009, 03:46 AM
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Usually these batteries are not intended for RC use and may not give you the full capacity when drained so quickly. They may also get very hot during use. This happened to me when I tried to make an 8 cell pack from store bought batteries. It got so hot it melted the plastic battery pack that held it together. I'd recommend getting a dedicated battery pack that's intended for RC use. Try it first and see.
lol, man, this happened just before I saw your post, plugged them in last night, ran full throttle, and man did they get hot, glue on the plastic holder for them melted, almost too hot to touch, guess I have extra batteries for the remote now, 8 of them lol.
Old Nov 10, 2009, 08:52 PM
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lol, man, this happened just before I saw your post, plugged them in last night, ran full throttle, and man did they get hot, glue on the plastic holder for them melted, almost too hot to touch, guess I have extra batteries for the remote now, 8 of them lol.
ha ha lol. go to ebay
Old Nov 25, 2009, 07:41 PM
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Whats 3D flying?


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